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How to Live a Minimalistic Life to Achieve Financial Freedom

Posted on April 23rd, 2017.

Our goal is to help you achieve financial freedom, and that doesn’t just mean we will help you properly manage and earn more money, we will help you change your attitude towards it. A great way to see life, in general, is through the minimalistic lens. It helps us understand what should truly be valued. Minimalism is to most of us a...

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How to Set Up a Budget

Posted on April 12th, 2017.

It’s important to have a good budget that will help keep your finances in check. The right budget doesn’t just help you know where your money is going, it helps you identify flaws in your spending habits and ultimately allows you to be more efficient with money, while possibly having fun. It isn’t easy to create a good budget, but in...

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How to Start Trading Cryptocurrencies

Posted on March 31st, 2017.

Cryptocurrency trading can be extremely profitable if you know what you are doing, but it can also lead to disaster. Even though most traders decide to either go with fiat or bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies can represent viable income sources, as long you as you tread carefully and understand what you are doing. This guide is for those...

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Trading 101: How To Start Trading?

Posted on March 30th, 2017.

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How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

Posted on March 16th, 2017.

Have you ever thought people are going to find out you aren’t as skilled as they presumed? Soon enough, someone is going to realize you are nothing but a fraud; you aren’t sufficiently qualified to be in the position you are in. If so, it’s likely you are affected by impostor syndrome. The phenomenon affects high-achieving...

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Acquiring Bitcoin: Do’s and Don’t’s of Peer-to-Peer Trading

Posted on March 11th, 2017.

This writer has been trading Bitcoin, mostly on the selling side, for over three years. Almost 100% of the trades conducted were done on a peer-to-peer basis, using the LocalBitcoins.com exchange. The following article is intended to pass on wisdom. Don’t Leave Your Trades Open When You Cannot Attend to Them

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Acquiring Bitcoin: Making A Peer-to-Peer Trade Step-By-Step

Posted on March 10th, 2017.

If you’re new to trading Bitcoin, or having Bitcoin, there is one thing you need to understand right off the bat. Imagine that Bitcoin is cash, and that you are constantly holding it in plain view, and most of the places you can spend this cash can disappear overnight. This is to say, in Bitcoin the risk of a scam is high. In...

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Are You Sabotaging Your Success?

Posted on March 9th, 2017.

Every person has an inner critic. That annoying voice that rears its ugly head with accusations of not being good or smart enough to experience success. This critic has a loud voice that brings to your attention things that are not true. You can’t handle a promotion. You don’t deserve to have money, a loving relationship, a...

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Alternatives to your retirement plan (401k)

Posted on March 9th, 2017.

You should be on the lookout for alternatives to the traditional retirement saving plan, known in the US as the 401k. Your 401k funds can’t be accessed for early retirement without penalty, and they are exposed to the market. If your salary increases or decreases, the money you set aside is often the same amount, which gives you a...

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Acquiring Bitcoin: How to Avoid Centralized Exchanges

Posted on March 8th, 2017.

If you search Google for how to buy Bitcoin, or for a Bitcoin exchange, far too many roads will lead you to centralized exchanges. Bitcoin is not a centralized currency, as you know, but instead is secured and generated via a global peer-to-peer network and ledger called the Blockchain. This article intends to be an overview on how to...

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How to make money flipping domain names

Posted on March 8th, 2017.

Have you ever used Fb.com to log into Facebook? A lot of people have not, but that didn’t stop the social media giant from buying the domain for $8,5 million – so no one else would have it. Although most domains are not nearly worth that much money, some of them can be worth ridiculously large amounts. There are dozens of...

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Cybersecurity

How to Hack

Posted on September 26th, 2016.

Hacking used to be a tool that government intelligence agencies utilized as a way of spying on other government agencies. Now many men and women from different walks of life and ages are learning the fundamentals of how to hack. Learning How to Hack Before venturing down the path of learning how to hack, it’s important to remember that...

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How Cybercriminals Target Victims: Report Cites Top Information Resources

Posted on September 19th, 2016.

Cybercriminals, whose attacks cost organizations millions of dollars a year, do extensive research on their targets. They gather organizational and personal information before deciding which vulnerabilities to exploit. SurfWatch Labs, a security consultancy, has released a report on research resources cybercriminals use. The purpose of...

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What is a Hacker? An Overview of Hacking History and the Evolution of the Term Hacker

Posted on September 15th, 2016.

The term “hacking” has its roots in a time and place that had no major influence by personal computing. The ubiquitous PC and the Internet were still decades off when people began “hacking” at the Tech Model Railroad Club, in 1946. A “hack” would be an interesting innovation in the model trains the group played with. Such a fascination...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Password Management

Posted on May 1st, 2016.

Online Password Management is a booming industry.  Maybe you’re “one of the millions of Americans using the most popular passwords, such as ‘password,’ ‘trustno1,’ ‘abc123,’ ‘monkey’ or ‘letmein.’”  If so, you’re at risk, as Morgan Slain, CEO of SplashData, a...

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Virtual Private Network (VPN): Everything You Need to Know

Posted on December 16th, 2015.

To put it simply, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a service or program that allows a device to connect to a secure offsite server over a network using an encrypted, “tunnel-like” connection. It allows the user’s IP address to be masked, providing a layer of all-important privacy and anonymity. Besides, the encryption of the connection...

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Cybersecurity

Enable Adware Protection on Your Windows Machine with a Simple Hack

Posted on December 1st, 2015.

It was merely a week ago when Microsoft announced a new opt-in feature on Windows to keep unnecessary and potentially harmful adware — often found in installers –at bay. Although the public reveal by Microsoft insisted that the feature is only available for enterprise users, a simple tweak proves that millions of home- and...

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5 Ways to Be Completely Anonymous Online

Posted on September 21st, 2015.

Anonymity while surfing on the internet is not easy to maintain. Attackers and government agencies alike keep a track of your web activity and identity, with the former trying to infiltrate your system and violate your privacy. A lot has been going on recently to ring people’s minds with the fact that nobody is safe on the internet these...

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How to Avoid the Stagefright Vulnerability in Android

Posted on September 7th, 2015.

Android phones occupy the biggest share of cell phones in the market. At around 80%, Android devices are the most widely used phones worldwide. However, Android is susceptible to an appalling vulnerability that could cause serious damage to a user’s data as well as his device. There is a minor but albeit dangerous glitch in the Android...

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What is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Why Do I Need It?

Posted on September 7th, 2015.

It’s very likely that you are aware or have heard of the term VPN (Virtual Private Network), although you probably don’t use one. If that is indeed the case, it might be entirely prudent to use a VPN at some point, even if you aren’t doing so right now. Virtual Private Network Explained A Virtual Private Network or VPN is essentially a...